|Study location||Estonia, Tallinn|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MSc (Master of Science in Engineering)|
|Course code||85146, YVEM|
|Tuition fee||€6,000 per year
Free for EU/EEA students
You can see available scholarship options here: www.taltech.ee/scholarships
|Application fee||€100 one-time
The application fee is 100 EUR per applicant, which enables to apply for 2 programmes. The application fee is non-refundable!
More information here: www.taltech.ee/apply
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Health, Social, Natural Sciences, IT, Public Administration, Economics or Law.
In order to qualify for the studies in Tallinn University of Technology an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.
GRE General Test result must be presented as it is a a preliminary requirement for applying. The required threshold score and other necessary information is available here.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Estonian.
It is required to upload the official translations along with the original education documents to the online application system.
To apply for the studies, an adequate proof of English language proficiency must be presented. Accepted certificates and required results are specified on our homepage.
The English language certificate should be valid at the moment of submitting the application.
The proof of English may only be waived if a candidate has completed secondary or higher education taught fully in English in one of the following countries: EU/EEA member states, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom. If you have completed studies in English but not on-site in the country named above, we ask you to present an internationally recognised test.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
For each programme you apply to, an individual motivation letter (statement of purpose) must be inserted.
Please include the following:
NB! It is important to properly cite and reference any sources used in your motivation letter (quotations, publications, ideas etc. that are not your own). Neglecting the rules of referencing and citation is considered plagiarism and will result in the disqualification of your application.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Students who require a visa for entry to Estonia will have to apply separately for a Temporary Residence Permit for Study at the closest Estonian Embassy. Please find information about the terms of the Temporary Residence Permit for Study in Estonia on the website HERE
Health care delivery is changing rapidly. Digital technologies are having an enormous impact on individual health and society’s well-being. New innovations are needed to solve the future challenges of health care delivery.
Health Care Technology master’s programme gives you the skills and interdisciplinary knowledge to implement new technologies in health care and provides practical examples of health care innovation and digitalization.
You get skills and knowledge for implementing new innovative technologies in health care
The studies include best practices of e-health implementation from Estonia and abroad and provide you the relevant change management skills to contribute to health care systems’ improvement.
There are many great examples, where digital and e-health services operate well and bring value. For example, the Estonian digital prescribing system provides seamless prescription management to the whole population and the country-wide EHR connects 100% of all health care providers for efficient patient data sharing. There are also growing digital health start-ups, of which a number have been founded by previous students of Health Care Technology master’s programme.
Experience and examples of countrywide e-Health implementation in Estonia
There are a lot of possibilities for better use of new technologies in health care. Human society is only doing its first steps in implementation of digital technologies and AI in health care. Secondary data use is at a low level and new services for better personalization, prevention and earlier detection of diseases are needed fast.
This is the reason why this curriculum exists. You will be the one to help to change healthcare! You will acquire the knowledge about health systems, managing change and digitalizing health care for better value. You might co-found new digital health start-up, continue to do a PhD, start working as a hospital Chief Innovation Officer or start leading a nationwide health-tech cluster. These are a few examples of what are alumni are doing.
Health Care Technology master’s programme gives you skills and interdisciplinary knowledge to implement new technologies in health care and provides practical examples of innovation and digitalisation. The studies include best practices of e-health implementation from Estonia and abroad. With newly acquired change management skills, graduates will contribute to the improvement of health care systems.
The 2 year (120 ECTS) curriculum comprises the following modules:
General Studies (18 ECTS)
Core Studies (24 ECTS)
Special studies, including internship of 6 ECTS (31 ECTS)
Free choice courses (6 ECTS)
Graduation Thesis (30 ECTS)
You might start leading digitalization in your health care company, co-found a new digital health start-up, continue to do a PhD, start working as a hospital Chief Innovation Officer or start leading a nationwide health-tech cluster. These are a few examples of what our alumni are doing.
Our alumni are also working in large IT-companies developing applications and systems in health care or in government and research institutions, drafting innovation-promoting regulations, doing data-science or evaluating health-IT solutions.
Most of the jobs are involved in changing the current processes of health care and digitalizing health care delivery for improved quality, access and efficiency. This shows the need for innovation and new technologies in health care.